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TitleQuartz from, Guanajuato, Mexico
DescriptionHere we see sandy quartz crystals, SiO2 (silicon dioxide). These crystals grew into a vug (open space) although it is hard to tell from this photo. This specimen is about 10 cm across.
LocationMexico. Near Guanajuato.
PhotographerShannon Heinle. 2002-02-07.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection #669.
Key wordsquartz, Mexico
Tech details654 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number2254